Our Dallas client is looking for a Staff Asset Accountant to join their growing team.
Participate in the authorization for expenditure (AFE) process. Activities include such things as receiving a request from engineering or operations for a new AFE, documenting the request in the appropriate systems, working with finance to determine budget status of the request, routing the request to receive required approvals, setting up unique fixed-asset system identifiers so that appropriate charges can be accumulated and identified as part of the AFE, depreciated, etc.
Develop and maintain and improve fixed asset sub ledger; prepare internal fixed asset reports, monthly PP&E roll-forwards and account reconciliations, investigate and resolve general ledger/sub-ledger anomalies
Monitor project costs for asset construction to inform management and accounting/finance peers of project status as compared to budget
Create and maintain fixed asset process to ensure proper control of inventories and fixed assets
Participate in periodic physical inventory counts/verifications; prepare documentation to adjust booked balances to verified balances
Work with engineering/operations to develop monthly accounting accruals for capital (fixed asset) expenditures and operating expenditures
Prepare and post monthly depreciation for all fixed assets
Propose, prepare and upload monthly journal entries related to work in progress and fixed assets
Participate in periodic operations/engineering meetings to ensure that accounting/finance is appropriately booking transactions and planning for upcoming expenditures. Develop rapport with operations/engineering staff so that you become the finance/accounting source for variance explanations, etc.
Work with accounts payable department to ensure proper general and sub ledger coding of capital and operational expenditures
Provide support to internal and external auditors examining fixed assets and the fixed asset/capital expenditure process
Work with other areas of accounting (as well as finance, engineering and operations) to ensure appropriate use of systems and information
Develop, implement and communicate process improvements made through process optimization and adaptation of technology.
Participate in ad hoc / special projects as required
Participate with the finance/accounting team to ensure fulfillment of team objectives.
Bachelor’s Degree – Accounting; CPA or CMA desirable
Skilled at understanding basic GAAP especially as related to fixed asset/capital project accounting.
3+ years experience with an emphasis on cost / fixed-asset/ capital project accounting.
Oil, natural gas, or energy industry experience desirable.
Familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of products. Intermediate/Advanced MS Excel skills essential.
Strong teamwork skills
Strong analytical and presentation skills (must be able to summarize information for upper management review).
Ability to interact calmly and confidently with peers and a diverse group of engineering and operations colleagues.
Self-motivated individual with ability to function in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision and direction.
Please visit us on the web at www.frontlinesourcegroup.com
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D. Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S. Clients will not sponsor visas.
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